Proprietor vs. Proprietress

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The main difference between Proprietor and Proprietress is that the Proprietor is a one who owns something and Proprietress is a Wiktionary redirect

  • Proprietor (noun)

    An owner.

  • Proprietor (noun)

    A sole owner of an unincorporated business, also called a sole proprietor.

  • Proprietor (noun)

    One of the owners of an unincorporated business, a partner.

  • Proprietor (noun)

    One or more persons to whom a colonial territory is assigned, like a fief, including its administration.

    "From 10 September 1621 till 12 June 1632, Sir William Alexander, styled Earl of Stirling and Viscount of Canada, was proprietor of the Scottish colony Nova Scotia."

  • Proprietress (noun)

    A female proprietor.

Oxford Dictionary
Webster Dictionary
  • Proprietor (noun)

    (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business;

    "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"

  • Proprietress (noun)

    a woman proprietor

Princeton's WordNet

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